Category Archives: News

Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Heaven When the Red Sox Lose)

Savoring a fleeting moment of victory and anticipation, with a little help from a Pittsburgh Pirate.

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Murder (Or a Heart Attack)

How do you spell relief? C-a-l-l-u-p.

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At Least We’re Not the Pirates

The Sox might be bad, but if it ever comes to this I will formally jump ship to, oh, let’s say the Mariners.

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Low Rider

Is this it? Is this what rock bottom feels like? The Cubs score two cheap runs on two cheap wind-carried home runs. As payback the Sox, the mighty Sox, the South Side Hitmen, the Sleeping Giants from the Tough Part of Town answer with one cheap wind-carried home run of their own, then stick with […]

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Hating the Cage Match

A quick comparison of two-team markets: New York Yankees & Mets: 73-67 (.521) Los Angeles Angels & Dodgers: 87-58 (.600) Chicago White Sox & Cubs: 61-78 (.439) Which begs the question: does anyone really win this weekend? More on the inevitable Sox bullpen implosion later. I’ve got a Jack McDowell baseball card to offer sacrifice […]

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  • "I can't believe any man can own a ballclub and be as dumb as [John] Allyn. Did he make enough to own it or did he inherit it?"
    - Harry Caray after Sox owner Allyn fired him in 1975